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Police have detained several people in Lieksa, eastern Finland, who are suspected of incitement against an ethnic group. Police have launched an investigation regarding a Facebook group founded by several town residents, which features threats and insults aimed at immigrants.
The group’s name approximately translates to Immigration debate without censorship. Some of the writings include outright threats to shoot black people.